Pumpkin Chia Pudding

Fall Inspired Pumpkin Chia Pudding.

A nutritious quick breakfast or snack. Easy to make with delicious pumpkin spice flavour. Chia seeds are a good source of Omega-3, fibre, antioxidants, iron, calcium and protein. Mixed with unsweetened pumpkin puree which is high in Vitamin A and low in calories.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Cup Unsweetened Pumpkin Puree
  • 1/2 cup Chia Seeds
  • 1 Banana (optional)
  • 1 cup Almond Milk or other Plant Based Milk
  • 1 tsp Natural Vanilla
  • 3 Tbsp Maple Syrup/ Brown Sugar
  • 2-3 tsp Pumpkin Spice Seasoning
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • In a food processor or blender combine pumpkin puree, sweetener, banana, spices and blend.
  • Add plant based milk and chia seeds, blend again until well mixed.
  • Spoon into serving bowls or cups.
  • Refrigerate for 1 hour or overnight.
  • Serve as is, or top with granola, nuts or pumpkin seeds and Enjoy!

Cashew Kale Pesto

Fresh And Versatile Cashew Kale Pesto

With the garden full of fresh herbs and veggies here is a delicious twist on pesto! Vegan,full of fibre, calcium,vitamin K, magnesium, B12, anti inflammatory and antibacterial properties. This pesto is great on pizza,pasta, potatoes or just plain out of the jar!

  • 1 Cup Raw Cashews soaked in water overnight
  • 1 Cup Fresh Basil
  • 1 Cup Fresh Baby Kale
  • 2 Cloves Garlic Grated
  • 3 Tbsp Nutritional Yeast
  • 3/4 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • Pepper To Season
  • Small Amount Of Water If Required
  • In food processor blend cashews, 1/2 cup of the olive oil, nutritional yeast and garlic until coarse but well mixed.
  • Add Basil, baby kale, remaining 1/4 cup of olive oil, season with salt and pepper and continue to process until well blended but still slightly coarse. Add small amount of water if required to blend into a desired consistency. I like my pesto smooth but not runny.
  • Store in an airtight container or glass jar and can be refrigerated for up to 1 week or frozen up to 6 months
Cashew Kale Pesto added onto to pizza with tomatoes,red onion and pear. My teenagers devoured it in minutes!